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Dr John Caplin

Dr John Caplin

Cardiologist
BSc(Hons), MD, FRCP

Practising at

Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr John Caplin at Spire include:

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Professional profile

I qualified at University College Hospital London in 1976 and after Houseman and Senior Houseman jobs I worked as Resident Medical Officer at the National Heart Hospital, general medical registrar at St Thomas' and cardiology registrar posts at St Bartholomew's Hospital followed this. I went to the Wessex regional cardiac unit at Southampton in 1986 as senior registrar and spent a year at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston in 1988-9. I was appointed as senior consultant cardiologist in Hull in 1990 specialising in cardiac intervention (percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty, valvuplasty, pericardial balloons and atrial septal defect closure devices). I have now retired from NHS practice butI maintain an interest in valvula heart disease, echocardiography, pacing and nuclear medicine. . I have previously served as Chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee at Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital, and was previously clinical co-ordinator for cardiology, and Royal College of Physicians district tutor. I remain involved in training as deputy chairman of the Yorkshire cardiology training group.


Clinical Interests

Cardiology
Congenital heart disease
Coronary artery disease
Interventional cardiology


Private contact details

Telephone 01482 672 444
Private secretary telephone 01482 672 456
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Current NHS posts

Retired from NHS practice - Independent Practitioner.

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Personal Profile

I am married to Aedeen and have two Sons ,Max and Leon. We live in Swanland and I claim to be a passive gardener. I am a sports fan and am honorary vice president at Hull Ionians RUFC,honorary regional cardiologist to the English Football Association.

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